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Virginia Military Institutue, Civil Engineering, B.S., 1978
University of Colorado, Physics, M.S., 1986
University of Colorado, Physics, Ph.D., 1990
Physics classes I have taught:
My research interests are widely varied and I have engaged undergraduate students in nearly all of these:
M Braunstein, Demonstrating Chaos with Sprott Circuits, presented at PNACP, 2005 (unpublished).
S.G. Mashnik, R.J. Peterson, A.J. Sierk, M.R. Braunstein, Pion-induced transport of π-mesons in nuclei, Phys Rev C61, 034601 (2000).
G. Gonzales, C Laws, M Braunstein, Transit of HD209458, IAU Circulars 7317 and 7319, November 1999.
M. R. Braunstein, Introducing Differential Cross Section Using Simple Optical Elements, presented at AAPT, Washington Section, 1998 (unpublished).
M. Braunstein, M. Womack, F. Deglman, D. Pinnick, R. Comstock, P. Hoffman, G. Aaker, D. Faith, S. Moore, J. Ricotta, M. Goldschen, A. Wiest, A. Jacobson, J. Zilka, A CCD Image Archive of Comet C/1995 O1 (Hale-Bopp); Dust Expansion Velocities, Earth Moon and Planets, accepted for publication June 6, 1998.
M. R. Braunstein and B.C. Palmquist, Reinventing Introductory Science Laboratories, presented at Lilly Conference on College/University Teaching, 1996 (unpublished).
R. J. Peterson, S. Hoibraten, J. Ouyang, M. R. Braunstein, X. Y. Chen, M. D. Kohler, B. J. Kriss, D. J. Mercer, D. S. Oakley, D. L. Prout, Quasifree pion single charge exchange at 500 MeV, Phys Lett B297, 238 (1992).
X. Y. Chen, J. R. Shepard, M. R. Braunstein, T. A. Carey, K. W. Jones, J. B. McClelland, J. B. Rees, T. N. Taddeucci, N. Tanaka, and A. D. Bacher, Complete spin-transfer measurements for inelastic polarized proton scattering from 12C, Phys Rev C44, 2041 (1991).
B. L. Clausen, J. T. Brack, M. R. Braunstein, J. J. Kraushaar, R. A. Loveman, R. J. Peterson, R. A. Ristinen, R. A. Lindgren, M. A. Plum, Analysis of pion scattering to stretched states in 60Ni and other nuclei using Woods-Saxon wave functions, Phys Rev C41, 2246 (1990).
D. S. Oakley, M. R. Braunstein, J. J. Kraushaar, R. A. Loveman, R. J. Peterson, D. J. Rilett, and R. L. Boudrie, Isospin asymmetries in pion scattering to isoscalar giant quadrupole states in Ni isotopes, Phys Rev C40, 859 (1989).
M. R. Braunstein, J. J. Kraushaar, R. P. Michel, R. J. Peterson, H. P. Blok, and H. de Vries, Inelastic electron scattering from 64Ni, Phys Rev C37, 1870 (1988).
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